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Membership, Technical and Program Information

Chip German has served in a range of university roles over a career of more than 36 years, including 11 years as vice president and chief information officer at two institutions where he was responsible for library and IT organizations.  In addition to his role as program director of the APTrust, he is the senior director for the scholarly communication area of the University of Virginia Library.


Bradley Daigle is the Content Lead for the Academic Preservation Trust and the Chair of the Virginia Heritage Governance Board. Having been in the library profession for more than 18 years, he has published and presented on a wide range of topics including mass digitization, digital curation and stewardship, sustaining digital scholarship, intellectual property issues, mentoring in libraries, and digital preservation. In addition to his professional field, his research interests also include the history of the book, natural history, and early modern British literature.